Tuesday, April 22, at Mabton City Hall
State delays marijuana applications for cities imposing bans
Even as county and city governments struggle to deal with the legalization of marijuana and its impact on businesses and law enforcement agencies, non-profit organizations, like Sunnyside United, are wading through murky waters dealing with the impact I-502 may have on the youth in their communities.
Although the public hearing on Sunnyside’s plans regarding a marijuana retail store in the city will not be held until the next regular meeting on Monday, April 28, much of the discussion at last night’s council meeting was on the subject.
Monday April 14, 2014 at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center
The Washington State Liquor Control Board last week approved a lottery that will select the apparent successful applicants for marijuana retail licenses.
Marijuana was the topic at the Monday night meeting of the Sunnyside subcommittee on public safety.
Sunnyside Sen. Jim Honeyford’s work to keep state waterways from being infested by non-native mussels and other invasive species was validated when Senate Bill 6040 was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee last week.
With the filing period just a month away, Ilene Thomson announced last week that she will seek re-election as Yakima County treasurer.
The camp for Fourth District Republican Congressional candidate George Cicotte announced late last week that he raised more than $100,000, as of the quarterly reporting period that ended March 31.
Monday April 7, 2014 at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center
“You can’t talk a hop plant up a string. You have to break a sweat and get your hands dirty.” - Dan Newhouse
Nearly 50 people packed a Yakima County Planning Commission meeting last night for a public hearing on the county’s proposed ban on the production, processing and retailing of marijuana in unincorporated areas of the county.
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 810 E. Custer Ave., 7:30 p.m.
From Yakima to the Tri-Cities, and points in between, Dan Newhouse’s backing for a Congressional run was on full display yesterday.
House Bill 2797 and Senate Bill 6483 have a lot in common. Both increased funding for K-3 classroom construction, both had bipartisan sponsorship and both failed to reach the governor’s desk.